2018-19 WEA-Retired Chapter Meetings


Details posted as they become available.

WEA-Chinook Retired
Chinook retirees usually meet the first Tuesday of the month except as noted in June. There is a speaker of interest each month, and lunch is provided. Friends & spouses are welcome.

Mark your calendars:

April 2, 11:30 a.m.
May 7, 11:30 a.m.
June 3, 11:30 a.m.

Location: WEA-Chinook UniServ, 5220 Capitol Blvd, Tumwater.

Please RSVP to 800-244-0147 / 360-943-1776 or email Jeannette Lael.

WEA-Eastern Retired
The luncheons are at the WEA-Eastern WA/Spokane council office, 11:30 a.m. - 1 p.m. and usually on the first Monday of the month. 

April 8, Field Trip
May 6, Master Gardener and Planning for Next Year

WEA Fourth Corner Retired
Gatherings held on the last Tuesday of every month, September through May at 11:30 a.m. RSVP at least 24 hours before the lunch to Mary Lindsey at 360-739-6464. Feel free to include another retiree.

April 30 at Skagit Valley’s Farmhouse Restaurant, 13724 Laconner Whitney Road, Mount Vernon / Program: TBD.      

May 28 at Round Table Pizza, Sunset Center between K-Mart & Safeway, Bellingham / Program: TBD.

Kent Retired
April 15, Mod Pizza, 11:45 a.m. - 1:30 p.m.
May 14, KEA OFFICE 11:45 a.m. - 1:30 p.m.

KEA Office meetings include lunch 10427 SE 244th, Kent, contact RSVP Gina, 253-852-1350. Mod Pizza, 13030 SE Kent Kangley Rd. No host.

WEA MidState Retired
May 7  

We will meet at noon at the WEA MidState Office for lunch and a short business meeting to decide meeting dates and topics for 2019-20. At 1 p.m. we will travel to YWCA Yakima: 818 W. Yakima Avenue, for a 1:30 p.m. tour of the facility, which provides a safe and nurturing place where they empower victims of domestic violence to become self-reliant survivors. The tour will last approximately 30 minutes. Lunch will be provided. Please RSVP by May 3.

All meetings will begin at 12 p.m. and last until 1 or 1:30 p.m. at the WEA MidState Office in Yakima, 711 N. Keys Road.

Please RSVP by the dates indicated above by emailing katietisha@yahoo.com or calling Barb Brantingham at 509-457-6721.

WEA Olympic Retired
Luncheons are sponsored by WEA-Retired but you don't have to be a WEA-R member to come to the luncheon. Please feel free to invite others. All luncheons are at Round Table Pizza in Silverdale, 3276 NW Plaza Rd. 11:30 a.m. - 1 p.m.

Lunch will be at your own expense. Please order from the front counter when you arrive.

Upcoming date: April 22

Each meeting we will have a book exchange and we will collect food for one of the local food banks.

We will be giving updates about the advocacy WEA is doing to better the lives of the retirees in our State.  

There will be door prizes and tasty treats.

Pilchuck Retired
Pilchuck retirees meet the second Tuesday of each month. Lunch is provided. A speaker of interest or activity is scheduled for every lunch.

Mark your calendars:
April 9, 11:30 AM
May 14, 11:30 AM
June 11, 11:30 AM

Location: Pilchuck UniServ Council Office, 2710 Grand Avenue, Everett. Call 425-258-3697 for details.

Puget Sound Retired
May 2: 11:30 a.m. - 1 p.m. WEA Headquarters, 32021 Weyerhaeuser Way S, Federal Way. Lunch provided by active PSUC. Topic: Managing Retiree Finances and/or spending a Nest Egg. VALIC presenters. RSVP Karen Quinn.  

Rainier Retired
April 16, 12 - 2 p.m. Lunch meeting at the Rainier UniServ office, 575 Andover Park W, #205, Tukwila.

Send questions to: joannebglasgow@gmail.com.

WEA-Sammamish Retired
Ready to reconnect with fellow retired educators? Looking for relevant updates? Willing to engage in the political process? Then join us!

Lunch: Available for $10, cash or check

Where: Sammamish UniServ office, 1800 112th Ave. N.E., Ste 205E, Bellevue

Mark your calendars:
April 11: Travel tips, 12-1:30 p.m.
May 9: Pre-service teachers, 12-1:30 p.m.

RSVP if possible: Call 425-440-6161 or email WEA-Retired Board Director Debby Nissen.

Soundview Retired
April 16: Homelessness in Tacoma. Speaker from Associated Ministries (Soundview UniServ Council office, 6132 Motor Ave. S.W., Lakewood, 10 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.).

May 23: Retirement tea reception at 4 p.m. (designed for retirees from Soundview Council locals to introduce the WEA-Retired Soundview Chapter and opportunities after retirement.) Soundview UniServ Council office, 6132 Motor Ave. S.W., Lakewood.

June 14: Legislative update and history of Old Glory Presentation by Sons of the American Revolution. Soundview UniServ Council office, 6132 Motor Ave. S.W., Lakewood, 10 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.

Spokane Retired
The luncheons are at the WEA-Eastern WA/Spokane council office, 11:30 a.m. -1 p.m. and usually on the first Monday of the month. 

Mark your calendars:
April 8, Field Trip
May 6, Master Gardener and planning for next year

WEA-Southeast Retired
7403 W. Grandridge Blvd, Kennewick from 1-2:30 p.m. Featured: A speaker or activity and a legislative update at each meeting along with light snacks.              

April 8, AAA Vacations & planning for 2018-19

WEA-Tacoma Retired
April 12, 11 a.m. Speaker will be an attorney from the Pierce County Bar Association about senior law. Meeting location: Tacoma UniServ Office: 3049 S. 36th St., Ste. 300, Tacoma.

May 17, time TBD. Field Trip / Tacoma Art Museum. More information will be sent at a later date. 

June 21, 2019 11 a.m. End of Year Celebration / Details TBA.

Questions? Contact Marian Griffin at 253-203-5048.